The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following content: “Marital rape: Retrospectivity and the common law” – Kellie Toole; “Divergent approaches to the admissibility of tendency evidence in New South Wales and Victoria: The risk of adopting a more permissive approach” – David Hoitink and Anthony Hopkins; Sentencing Review 2014-2015 – Lorana Bartels; and Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The August 2011 Part of the Criminal Law Journal contains a range of interesting material on various topics related to criminal law in Australia. The first article provides an analysis of whether offences related to electronic transactions should be considered as theft or fraud. The second article considers the scope of the law of manslaughter to respond to deaths at work. There is also a Case and comment section on marital rape, a digest of criminal law cases and Phillips’ brief.